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US Launches Crowdfunding Effort for Syria Refugees | Al Jazeera America

US Launches Crowdfunding Effort for Syria Refugees | Al Jazeera America

The Obama administration has launched its first-ever crowdfunding campaign this week to raise money for Syria’s growing refugee crisis, in a bid to draw the American public into supplementing the U.N. refugee agency’s strained budget.

The initiative, requested by the White House Office of Digital Strategy, is also a first of its kind for Silicon Valley crowdfunding platform Kickstarter…

Source: US Launches Crowdfunding Effort for Syria Refugees | Al Jazeera America